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weaner. >> tiger woods with everybody. >> on and on and on. >> this shocked me. >> a lot of thing as but human nature, male nature in particular. >> maybe that. >> that is a big point in this. men are men. i think to a certain extent, regardless of status, power here. you have to wonder sound like she went a little crazy. he initiated the barackreakup, e-mails started. remind you. remember the movie "fatal attraction." >> bunny boiler. obvious slow is a bunny boiler. you look at her eyes. she has crazy eyes. you >> you think there is something in her eyes? >> what was the substance and the content of the e-mails. what did she send out? >> enough to scare someone to call the fbi. >> right. >> okay. >> so that is i think, that will eventually. >> the bunny was next.
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>> that poor bunny. >> to think she may have had access to sensitive information. >> that's what makes it a news story. national security has become an issue. lots of questions. congress. >> during war time. >> yeah, yeah. crazy. now turn to images that are just incredible. in indianapolis, investigators say they have ruled out either a bomb or a meth lab as the cause of a big, huge, deadly explosion in that neighborhood. >> take a look, two people were killed in dozens of homes damaged or destroyed by the thunderous blast saturday night. a loud boom shook their homes, blew out windows and collapsed ceilings. some felt it 3 miles away. >> the windows and frames, everything came in through the house. and my wife started screaming. i didn't know what was going on. i thought some one was breaking in the house because, the alarm was going off the i just grabbed my gun started running around the house. i saw our front door was open. and then -- saw the glow of the fire. i walked outside. all the houses were on fire.
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and, that's pretty much what happened. all i remember. >> victims were a 2nd grade teacher and her husband. counselors will be on hand at the school to help the children understand what happened. >> today the federal holiday to observe velt vaterans day of co. yesterday, president obama paid tribute to american servicemen and women. >> he laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknowns at arlington national cemetery, noting the first veterans day in a dick aid with no american troops fight in iraq. and that long war in afghanistan is also drawing to a close. later this half-hour we'll meet a vet who has formed his own band of brothers with help from wounded warrior project. in other news this morning, 120,000 homes and businesses in new york and new jersey face another day without power. two weeks now after super storm sandy tore through the region. most of those still in the dark are customers of the long island power authority. which faced some very angry
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protests over the weekend. not only for failing to restore the power but also for lack of information and communication during the crisis. another earthquake rattled guatemala days after a stronger quake killed more than 50 people and left thousand homeless. sunday's 6.5 magnitude quake was the strongest aftershock to hit since wednesday. forcing panicked residents out into the streets. but this time, there were no reports of deaths or major damage. thank goodness. >> yes. with that a look at your holiday monday forecast. mountain snow in the cascades. northern rockies. some rain from seattle to portland. boise. frost and freeze warnings in southern california, arizona, and new mexico. shu showers and thunderstorms, cleveland to detroit. nashville, new orleans. >> beautiful along the east coast. 60s from new england to new orleans. mostly 40s in the nation's midsection. and the northwest. here is a cool story from
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port saint lucie, florida, a special honor for a special kid. >> that kid is suffering from cerebral palsy and confiened toa wheelchair. >> one of the friend. a cheerleader, rallied their senior class which crowned him homecoming king. but maybe the greater moment was when he surprised everyone by getting out of his chair, with a little help and walked publicly for the first time ever. >> fantastic. >> awesome moment. well done, st. lucie. well done. >> next our tribute to the nation's veterans. an interview i did earlier this morning with one of our wounded warriors. >> then halle berry, who is telling her no when it comes to her plans for her daughter. that's in the "the skinny." that's coming up. you are watching "world news now."
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. ♪ american soldier ♪ an american ♪ said my brother said my sister ♪ >> welcome back, everybody. while america salutes its veterans today. and this morning we want to give a special thanks to the wounded warrior project one of the most active groups helping veterans today. it was founded by veterans back in 2003. today it helps tens of thousand
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of injured troops and families throughout the year through a variety of great programs. one project launched, is a band called warrior spirit, and its founder, paul delesara joins us now. thank you for being here. particularly today. you said a moment ago, today is not necessarily an easy day for you? >> no, it never is. veterans day is always very hard. because i have lost a lot of my friend in iraq and afghanistan. and it's always a difficult day. >> you paid a very high personal toll for your time, medically retired back in 2009. tell the folk is a little bit about some of the many injuries you suffered? >> well i was in iraq and you know, ied blast, and subsequently that's what put me out of the military, a brain injury. i also have ptsd, various other things that have happened. loose feelings in my hand, in my right leg. those were things i volunteered for. things i chose to go and raise my hand to fight for the freedoms that everybody else, enjoys right now.
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and that's my sacrifice. i am willing to take. >> what has been interesting too, music has become a healing force for you. you have a great band out there, warrior spirit, tell folks how that band started and why it means so much to you? >> well the band started through wounded warrior project, had alumni, event that i went to. and they had a talent show. and they asked me what is your talent? i said i am an artist? what else do you do? i am a musician. i used to play drums. before that the doctors told me i would never play drums, the injury in my arm, they lose feeling. can't be swinging around. the founder of the wounded warrior project, and another guy, john roberts you. got to play, man. got to do something. >> you defied the doctors? >> they found a drum set. i don't know, found one last minute. ended up on stage, no music, no backing music, get up there and play. >> what do you thing? what is the healing effect of music? what do you think about it resonates and gets you through? >> a good example.
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after i played. another guy got up there and played a guitar with a prosthesis. witness you see that it inspires you to want to do more. we sat down. we decided we should do wounded warrior band. i took the idea and went forward with it. i realize there is more than just having a band for wounded warriors, we can inspire, help empower under wounded warriors using the music as a healing tool. >> that's what you use to start rock for recovery program. >> correct. yes, rock for recovery. something that came from the band. and our mission to empower wounded warriors through our music. we have a facility in downtown houston that we just opened up. wounded warriors come and play their own music, teach them, moantory them, help them, think about something else other than their whey have been all the war stuff they have been through. >> i've don't think the country realizes just how much you all sacrifice. the personal price that you pay for, the freedoms we enjoy here at home. i want to not just thank you for being here tonight, for what you have done for the country and how you have just, you know, survived, and thrived, since
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retirement. it's, your life story is pretty amazing. the work you do is amazing. on behalf of the country today. thank you very much. >> thank you very much. i really appreciate you having me. be able to talk about it. so other veterans out there can see there is life after disability. >> you can find ways to help the wounded warriors project support, for its many programs out there including warrior spirit, we talked about. go to their website. check that out. want to get involved. visit woundedwarriorproject.org if you would look to help your band, in terms of the mission they're out there spreading the mission, go check their website out as well, warriorspiritband.com. paul, again, thank you for coming in this morning. keep up the good work. you have a very inspiring necessary message. thank you for sharing it this morning. >> thank you very much. >> we will be back after this. remember the veterans out there today, everybody. stay tuned. ♪ still
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♪ skinny so skin gee >> now it is time for the skinny. remember halle berry asked the court, the family court, in california, to allow her to take her daughter nala to france. to live with her. because she said she was being stalked by paparazzi. she didn't feel safe.
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that sort of thing. well the legal standard is what is in the best interest of the child. the court has denied her request to move her child to france because the court says that is not in the best of interest her child. because her child has a wonderful, loving relationship with her father, gabrielle aubry used to be halle berry's -- >> boo. technical term is boo. >> he fought for her tooth and nail. wants to be next to his little girl. 4 years old. she is engaged to olivier martinez. from france. >> i wish for halle berry more stability in her love life. a lot of rocky road. this latest, hope it lasts and is rock solid. >> road is not leading her to france. the judge said, no, no. >> not going to happen. >> the beg news over the weekend in the tween world, justin bieber and selena gomez broke up. >> the beebs is free.
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>> the beebs is on the market. the word is off its axis. apparently she initiated it. actress. 20 years old. he is 18 years old. apparently acording to sources called it quits a week ago. number one because they both are busy, crazy schedules, heard that excuse 1,000 times. also because she has some trust issues with justin bieber which makes sense. there was a report out there he performed at victoria's secret fashion show. the big hollywood thing. and was hitting on everything walking down the catwalk. so, so maybe >> 18-year-old kid. >> indeed. see if they get become together. see if he is going to go out there and be young. >> last but not least, daniel craig, bond. just so fine. just so sexy. he admitted he does not do his own stunts, or awful his own stunts. and he actually prefers being driven around by professional drivers during his scenes. i just think that makes him
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sexier. because he is being real and authentic. i am thinking he may be my favorite bond. >> really? you like him that much? >> i like him that much. >> even though he doesn't do any of his own stunts? >> yes. septic disasters are disgusting and costly, but avoidable.
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finally this half-hour, one of the most talked about movies of the year, steven spielberg's lincoln. >> can't wait to seep this one. stepping into what that lead role would be, daunting for anybody, for any actor. daniel day-lewis didn't just perform the part of lincoln,ly became him. abc's david wright explains how. >> it's done. >> reporter: a british actor embodying an american icon. >> i look our chances now. >> reporter: according to the experts. daniel day-lewis nailed it. >> now, now, now! >> i have seen a lot of
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performances. i have never seen any one delve as deeply. >> reporter: daniel day-lewis immerses himself in his roles. in fill temperatuming my left f remand in a wheelchair between takes. in playing hawk eye in last of the mohicans he lived in the wilderness, killing and skinning his own din ter. as the actor recently told time mag zazine he got just as deepl into the president. >> i had a feeling for him i have never been able to feel from him i never met. >> reporter: on set, steven spielberg addressed him as mr. president. day lewis did send text messages to other cast members but signed them a for abe lincoln. >> i try not to dismember a character, a life into its component parts and work on one area and then another.
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>> reporter: spielberg purposely waited until after the election to release this movie. recognizing that lincoln is still politically relevant. ♪ lincoln >> reporter: from lincoln ck on snl to this punchline. >> good news for mitt romney, he has most of the confederacy. >> reporter: our house is divided still. >> red and blue is still better than blue and gray. >> shall we stop this bleeding? >> reporter: david wright, abc news, los angeles. >> i can't wait. >> i smell oscar. >> oh, no question about it. >> done. >> i don't know if you have read team of rivals, and based loosely on that. tons of oscar buzz. >> it is going to be good. opens nationwide this coming friday. go check it out. more from abc coming up next. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing
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this morning on "world news now" -- more secrets spilling out about the david petraeus affair. >> there is now a third woman involved in the former cia director's soap opera. and she is not his wife or his lover. it's monday, november 12th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good monday morning, everybody. happy veterans day. i'm rob nelson. >> i'm sunny hostin in for paula faris. we'll get the latest on the dramatic downfall of general david petraeus and a messy, messy e-mail chain in just a moment. >> the story is getting a little juicy. let's say that. >> my goodness. also ahead as we salute america's veterans, the army vet
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pushing himself to the limb tight pay tributen his own special way mile after grueling mile. >> inspiring story there. stay tuned for that. two weeks now after super storm sandy, the people on battered staten island get a helping hand from some volunteer whose say the official response is, well, too little too late. >> i would have to agree with that. having just gotten power last night. >> almost two weeks to the day. >> yes. >> without power? >> absolutely. >> tempers are running high, with the power authority. residents are mad at the power company and so are the politicians. later this half-hour, the last undefeated nfl team is handed a loss, the falcons can kiss perfection good-bye thanks to rob's new orleans saints. >> good day in the nfl. lots of good games yesterday. that of course, was my favorite, the black and gold! that's right, atlanta. enjoy that first l and remember where it came from. all i'm saying. well done. before all of that, david petraeus was supposed to be on
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capitol hill this week testifying about the attack in benghazi. that led to some theories about the timing of all of this. instead the former cia director is under scrutiny over his affair with paula broadwell. >> petraeus claims their relationship began after his military career. if that turns out not to be true, he could face prosecution for adultery. and there are new concerns that broadwell may have had access to top secret information. >> national security, kind of the issue here. with more on the e-mail trail here is abc's pierre thomas. >> reporter: sources tell abc news, jill kelly kidded those harassing e-mails a threat not only to herself but petraeus. after the fbi was contacted, and an investigation uncovered a sordid affair between petraeus and broadwell. there were early concerned that the cia director's secure government e-mails could have been hacked. the probe never turned up evidence of national security being compromised what it did find as one source put it lots
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of human drama. key members of congress want to know why they weren't told. >> we received no advance notice t it was like a lightning bolt. >> reporter: top in,000 tell jens officials were not informed until election day. the president was told the day after. >> the president should have been told about it. >> reporter: the former fbi agent said the bureau followed protocol. >> the initial come planet was harassment, it possibly could have gone to e-mail hacking. but there was no substantive in,000 fi information this has anything to do with security. >> reporter: administration officials say timing of the di closure had nothing to do with politics. congress is vowing to investigate. pierre,000 thomas, abc news, washington. wow, number one, you hope there is no threat to national security. that's what makes this is a news story besides the details. two we have seen this scandal, powerful man, in trouble for stepping outside the marriage. have to feel bad for his wife, the public humiliation. married, 38 years.
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>> one of the things interesting, paula bradwell has a military background. a major in the armed services. >> they had thing thousands in common. >> she knew better. >> everyone knows better. we are all grown folks here. the moral compass shut down. >> national security level she knew better. >> all the time together. the pbiographer. never written a book. >> both extremely athletic. >> you can see where the attraction easily built. >> no question. inproech inappropriate. entire career. >> seen it before. this went be the last time. you know that. today, investigators in indiana, back at the scene of the deadly house explosion in indianapolis to search for more clues. >> neighbors say a second grade teacher and her husband the two vick,0 victims who died in the blast. the explosion was felt block as way. witnesses describe the terror of having to evacuate just only in
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their pajamas, clutching their pets. still no cause of the blast has been found. from wall street now to washington, it is going to be another week of watching the country edge a little bit closer to that so-called fiscal cliff. and as the january 1st deadline approaches for automatic tax hikes and spending cuts as well. both side in the battle are making sure they're heard. abc's david kerley is at the white house. >> reporter: across the dial, the party sounded like they can make a deal. >> i think there is a basis for the deal. >> i believe there is. >> we need to put politics aside. >> reporter: the same tone we heard from the major players. >> i am open to compromise. >> time to get the job done. >> speaker boehner told republican members they would have to avoid nasty fights and according to "the new york times" they seemed to listen. the word don't change a basic disagreement that could push the country off the fiscal cliff, the first of january. when a number of tax cuts
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expire, meaning the average family will pay $3,700 a year. and severe cuts to defense and government spending will be triggered. the sticking point on avoiding the cliff, taxes. the president campaigned on and won, on letting tax cuts for the rich expire. a leading republican said no. >> no republican will vote for higher tax rates. we will generate revenue from eliminating deductions and loopholes. >> reporter: if that sound like the argument we heard. you are right. democrats appear emboldened that rates for the rich rise. are we headed for the cliff? >> if the republicans will not agree with that, we will reach a pin the at the end of this year, where all of the tax cuts expire, and we'll start over next year. >> reporter: friday, congressional leaders come here to the was to start negotiations in earnest. david kerley, abc news, the white house. >> what a fascinating holiday season it will be politically. whoo. police in new york have raised the city's death toll from super storm sandy to 43 with the death this weekend of a
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man in the hospital since falling down the dark stairs in his apartment which had no power. and on hard hit staten isla island. the recovery getting a boost from volunteers who say they're stepping in where government officials had failed. >> we hit almost state out there. and the sa mrupplies coming in. if we continue to get the response we have had in 12 days i could see this hopefully will be almost in a better situation two weeks from now. >> 120,000 homes and businesses in new york and new jersey are still without power this morning. exactly two weeks after the storm hit. but the lights are back on for lady liberty. the statue of liberty is once again illuminated. flood damage closed liberty island indefinitely. but the iconic statue's torch and crown are glowing again. thanks to generators. overseas, drenching rain has triggered major flooding in
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italy leaving more than 2/3 of venice underwater. sea levels peaked five feet abo above. streets were flooded to the same level as famous canals. further west, flooding and mudslides forced 200 from their homes in tuscany. >> venice/jersey shore, looking the say. >> the same. >> a look at your monday weather. rain, mountain snow. pacific northwest, northern rockies. chilly morning from southern california to new mexico, showers and thunderstorms around cincinnati, detroit, nashville, mobile, and new orleans. >> 60s along the east coast. 40s from detroit to kansas city. just 20s from the twin cities to fargo. mostly 40s in the northwest. well, they tried to spread their wings in san francisco over the weekend, but they didn't get very far. >> it was a chance for the brave and brainy to design, build, pilot their own home made flying machines. the competition featured crazy
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contraptions that had to be entirely human powered. less than 30 feet wide. no more than 450 pound. >> i don't get this. the fliers were judged on creativity. showmanship and distance. which didn't appear to be that far. the winner did manage though to soar 54 feet. that's not bad. >> not bad. >> hey, we all got to have a hobby right. >> you know, design. kind of cool. >> all right. put you to work next year. that's what i thought. >> coming up, a unique way to honor the nation's veterans. one mile and one step at a time. >> great story. our nfl highlight. a unique game between the rams and 49ers. didn't seem either team wanted to win the thing at all. details and much more on "world news now." stay with us, everybody.
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d-con. get out. welcome back, everybody. well all that remains of week 10 in the nfl is tonight's chiefs/steelers game. yesterday's action as compelling as ever. here to talk all about it, jason page of espn radio, new york. jason. welcome back. >> not going to feed me this week. >> wait a second, you guys, this is my segment, rob, what are you doing? try to act like you know what you are talking about? just kidding, guys.
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i am at the bears' game. here in chicago. having a great time. be back tomorrow night. rob, i got to hand it to you, your saints kicked some. >> she talked a little trash. gave some love to the saints too. also pointed out. kind of the saints' victor themed platter here. all from pop eyes, dirty rice, the dirty bird chicken strips here, crayfish, in honor of the saints. good place to start. first game we want to talk about. >> gone but not forgotten. >> that's right, sir. >> atlanta/new orleans the i have been saying all along if there was one team even though they were 8-0, undefeated. i didn't feel like atlanta was the best team in the nfc. thought giants or san francisco. now, today changed my mind a little bit. start with new orleans/atlanta first. the saints have played well. the team that could have mailed it in a few weeks ago. the kind of start they got off to without their head coach. starting to get guys back. getting healthy. drew brese playing great
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football. fact of the matter, atlanta played a lot of close games this year. you could only play that kind of football so long. you are going to get burned some where along the line. they have proven, you can score on atlanta. that's the other thing. this is not an impenetrable defense. not shocked. and mr., predicting all the political stuff, nate silver called this today. >> thank you, mr. silver. a very good week. saints always play atlanta tuch tough. division rival. >> if you are atlanta you look getting the loss out of the way. you don't want to carry it through the season. >> better now than in the playoffs. next game. >> rams/49ers. >> no one saw this coming. >> nabb sobody saw this coming. rams played tough. game over .500. bradford back. being hurt last year. playing good football. find him to get the rams out in front. the big news in this game. and theme around the nfl sunday,
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concussions. >> yes. three. >> throw quarterbacks with concussions. one of them right here. alex smith. takes a pop in the back of the neck. looks harmless enough. though a stick. they go and look at smith on the sidelines during this game. they reveal, he's got a concussion. he has got to come out of the game. all sort of testing for this stuff. this game end in a 24-24 tie. >> dent see that often. first time since. >> 2008. >> two other concussions real quick. >> jay cutler in the bears game. >> paula had a rough night. had lousy weather. the bears lost. and cutler got injured. >> michael vick. with the eagles. >> yeah. another loss for them too. >> loss for them, the cowboys. one more, presidenats/bills. 37-21. 37,0 37-31. patriots hang on to win this game. having a tough time closing games out this year the having a tough time closing games out. big in the game. comes back. they get an interception late
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from ryan fitzpatrick. buffalo could have come back to win this gape. still, new england, six wins on the season. very muchen control in the afc east. >> beautiful, man. if you had to make a gut check. super bowl predicts, halfway through, what would you, if you were a betting man what would you do? >> baltimore won today. 7-2. i pick baltimore more to the super bowl. original, baltimore/san francisco. that pick is intact. >> the commish is in the control room not with us tonight. big update on "world news now" nfl picks competition. yes, i was the winner of the week. 3 and 1. thanks to the saints. jack sheehan and fans. 2-2, paula bringing up the rear. poor thing. 1-3, how dismal and pa thikt much like the bears performance tonight. for the season. paula and i for a tie first place. our fans are three games back. and the commish still there in the basement. but, many weeks left to go. so, thank you for being here. >> thank you. >> eat up, dude.
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♪ american soldier an american ♪ ♪ ♪ >> welcome back, everybody. today of course we observe vet vans day holiday. yesterday, president obama and the first lady observed the time honored tradition of laying the wreath at the tomb of the unknowns at arlington national ceremony. >> one of many tributes big and small. here's abc's david muir. >> reporter: army veteran mike eric has been running a marathon every day now for the past ten
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weeks. 2,100 miles. a journey that began in minnesota. >> morning. fourth day. on minnesota 53. >> reporter: came to an end in texas. passing through nine states. >> there is this lonely feeling coming over me. but it also -- made me get up and move. >> reporter: at every mile, mike stops. not to take a break or catch his breath but to plant a small american flag. each inscribed with name, age and rank of a fallen soldier lost in afghanistan. and then a salute from mike. his own journey to remember. on this veterans day this little boy, andrews north carolina, preparing to read his own handwritten words for his father, remembering his dad james, father of four, first-class petty officer serving in afghanistan, his fifth deployment. listen to how his son describes him. >> i am so proud of him. he is my hero right next to jesus. >> reporter: moments later the
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principal says, look. that little boy's hero walking toward him. his father james a former football star in their hometown, who said later he would not forget this heroes welcome from the town or his son. >> it is the greatest honor of my life to serve my country. >> reporter: david muir, abc news, new york. >> we have seen so many scenes like that, with the surprising the kids. you can see it in their face how happy they are to have mom and dad back. >> i cry every time. >> over in afghanistan. over by 201467, the scene will play out. when you look at the homeless rate for veterans in the country, unemployment rate for veterans in the country when you look at the suicide rate for veterans in our country. we as a country have to do better by those men and women. >> it is inexcusable. >> doesn't make sense. let's treat them. the president said, shouldn't have to fight overseas and scco
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>> i wouldn't wear it like that. i would use a cover. incognito a bit. >> why would you choose something, window seat in the plane. leaning against the plane. >> no, need to be upright. >> want to go with sexy headgear came back from the orthodontist look. >> need to be like that. >> you are not meant to sleep like that. >> almost like laying down, you are upright. i am going to order it. >> if you order it. wear it on the show. >> you know i have ab rocket, sham wow. i have it all. it is good. >> a gadget freak. i don't get it. this is interesting too from our friend on the west coast here, the los angeles city council, l.a. city council now called for meatless mondays. they're not cracking down on the porn industry. worried about your health here. they adopted a resolution encouraging residents to go vegetarian on the first day of the workweek as part of an international movement aimed at reducing the planet's meat
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consumption. saying mondays don't eat the red meat it can save you on heart disease and certain cancers, kidney, prostate, colon, breast cancer. shrink the carbon footprint and slow global warming. can't enforce it. wreck mengd recommending it. l.a. is the drive-through capital of the world. >> in-and-outburgers. >> which are delicious. not on mondays. >> not on mondays. >> congratulations, l.a. >> moving on to "fifty shades of grey" one of my favorite topics. a woman, the first time someone has cited the book for themes of bondage and s & m in a divorce petition. she said her sex life with her husband hit a rut. she wanted her husband to act out fifty shade of grey. he said no i dent want on't wan it. he wouldn't. she is divorcing it.
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this morning on "world news now" -- explosion mystery. looking for the source of a fatal blast in an indianapolis neighborhood. >> it destroyed several caused millions and millions of dollars worth of damage and forced hundred to seek shelter. it's monday, november 12th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." just like those who were forced out, investigators, too, remain in the dark about the explosion as the investigation now continues. good monday morning. happy veterans day, everybody. i'm rob nelson. >> i'm sunny hostin. paula is off this morning. >> yeah, she is in chicago. where she used to work before coming here. in the cold, the wind, and the
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rain, all to watch her chicago bears lose last night to the houston texans. i just want to rub a little salt in that wound before we get to the heart of the show. good to have you back for the day, sunny. >> good to be here. >> a point of personal privilege there. sorry, chicago. well also the stunning story involving former cia director david petraeus, caught in an extramarital affair. we now know who the other woman involved in the story is. this story has a long way to go. and as you know, rob, i am obsessed with it. >> you like, you like, the dramatic stories. the whole infidelity angle. gets you worked up on this one. >> i'm obsessed. obsessed. >> it is juicy this one. there is a bigger picture, was national security at risk. a question too. the tawdry details, the e-mail. he broke it off. she went a little. sound lick a l sound -- sound like a little
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crazy. stay tuned, an episode of dine street. rough stuff on the nascar track. yes a crash. seen that before. it happens a lot. wait until you see what this one developed into in the pits along the track. let's say guys were not, getting along with other guys. it got ugly. a full-out brawl, stay tuned for that. >> nascar is so huge. huge. >> whoo. a record setting opening for bond, james bond. >> well done. >> i have seen it. "skyfall" the box office leader. our reviewer joins us with more on "insomniac theater." how do you say it? >> theater. that is it. you say the. liked it? >> loved it. i am a huge bond fan. seen them all. >> is daniel craig your favorite or up there at least? >> he is up there along with sean connery for me. >> i agree. i am also sean connery. daniel getting good reviews. before all of that, new details in the deadly explosion that rocked an indianapolis
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neighborhood. dozens of homes are so badly damage they'd will have to be torn down. >> a second grade teacher and her husband were apparent victims of the blast. they were remembered at a vigil last night. with more on the investigation here is abc's john schifrin. >> reporter: this gaping hole is all that is left, charred foundations, burned out roofs, surrounded by pieces of homes scattered everywhere. an explosion so intense at least two people are now dead and at least eight others injured. >> garage doors blown in. windows blown in. houses completely leveled. nothing left. >> reporter: this suburban community outside of indianapolis was rocked from their bed when a blast obliterated two homes and ignited several others. nearly 200 people were forced to quickly flee into the streets. many wearing pajamas, clutching their pets. a scene so desperate, neighbors rushed in to help. >> as soon as i got to the house and heard people screaming only thing i could think of these people had to got out or they're
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not going to make it. i just ran in. without thinking. me and andrew here, pulled them out fast as we could. >> reporter: investigators are combing through the rubble looking for clues. >> so far that, survey has indicated there are no gas leaks in the area. however, we have got a lot more investigation to do. >> reporter: what is so puzzling to investigators they say in the days before the blast there were no reports of any smells of gas. now to give you an idea how powerful this explosion was -- people said they could hear and feel it as far as three miles away. john schifrin, abc news, new york. >> three miles away. >> still no cause. that's so bizarre. >> bizarre. >> scary, wow. moving on to some other news on this holiday monday morning. it is of course veterans day, 2012, federal holiday observed right now. president obama among those marking the actual commemoration yesterday. the 11th day of this 11th month of the year. >> yes, the president laid a
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wreath at the tomb of the unknowns at are lington national cemetery in virginia. noting this is the first veterans day in ten years that u.s. troops are not fighting in iraq. and that the war in afghanistan is winding down. >> after a decade of war, our heroes are coming home. and over the next few years more than a million service members will transition back to civilian life. they will take off their uniforms and take on a new and lasting role. they will be veterans. >> the nfl is honoring veterans with its salute to service campaign. for every point scored in a total of 32 games, $100 is donated to charities that help vets and active duty military. >> that's grit to hear. great to hear too. all the veterans out there, we ten our hat to you. thank you for awful your sacrifices big and small. >> wonderful in a sense that, of course we honor our veterans.
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it's been ten years, and we don't have any one fighting in iraq. any one losing their lives. >> big smile stone for the country. >> a big one. >> and winding down 2014. good. we have heard from the tampa woman who set off a chan of events which led to the resignation of cia director david petraeus. in a statement last night. jill kelly is her name. jill kelly acknowledged she and her family have been friend with the petraeus family more than five years. >> top lawmakers are demanding answers about the fbi investigation into the e,000-mails that kelly got from petraeus' girlfriend. here is abc's larry jacobs. >> reporter: jill kelly the woman who set off a chain react, that forced resignation of david petraeus. officials say killy, the wife of a tampa surgeon and long time supporter of the military was never romantically involved with petraeus more of a family friend to petraeus and his wife. sources say, kelly kidded the e-mail she received, a threat to
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her and petraeus as well. the fbi was contacted. there were initial concerns the cia director's secure e-mail had been hacked. >> initial complaint was harassment. possibly could have gone to e-mail hacking. there was no information that this had anything to do with national security. >> reporter: instead, the disturbing e-mail was traced become to petraeus' biographer, paula broadwell, and that led to the discovery of a chain of salacious e-mails between the two detailing an affair. >> she appealed to general petraeus because of the combination of intellectual prowess and the fact that she is very physically capable. >> reporter: abc news learned that petraeus is claiming the affair with broadwell did not occur in afghanistan but began after he retired from the military in august 2011. it was a week later he became cia director. friends say the affair ended four months ago about the time jill kelly received the e-mails.
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they also say the was pelt ras who ended the relationship. friend expect he and his wife of 38 years, holly to survive this. larry jacobs, ax newbc news, ne york. >> soap opera like drama. go ahead. i know you have hey lot of reaction. i know you do. >> first, i think it was shocking to many of us that the cia director would throw away his career, really, for something look this. any one that worked for the federal government and spy agencies, or u.s. attorneys offices, or, or anywhere, you know that this type of thing is just, if it ever comes out, your career. >> could cost you everything. >> could cost you everything. i have got to till you on another note. you look at the pictures of this woman. she has got the crazy eyes. >> you think she looks a little wacky? >> for me. it's clear she is sending these harassing e-mails. and people have said. >> he ended it a couple months
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back. maybe she was angry about that. we have seen this before, powerful men step out of the marriage. risk everything. bill clinton, lesser scale. tiger woods. we have seen. >> shocking to me. still shocking. >> powerful men do this. >> one of the most decorated, generals of all time. >> yeah. >> to give that up for -- for -- an affair. i just, it's astounding. >> planted the flag one too many times. huh. anger and frustration growing for 120,000 homes and businesses in new york and new jersey that still do not have power two weeks after sandy dealt a devastating blow to this area. people demonstrated over the weekend against the long island power authority which has 100,000,000 customers in the dark. the protesters said along with a slow restoration, they're having trouble even getting basic information from lipa. the airline industry is facing what could turn into the biggest pilot shortage since the
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vietnam war. starting next summer tougher federal rules will require new hires to have at least 1,500 hours of prior flying time. that's six times the current minimum. also, fueling the shortage, thousand of pilots at major u.s. airlines are about to turn 65. which is their mandatory retirement age. >> industry has alot of issues. could be a major one. >> terrible the you want your pilots to have a lot of experience. medical news this morning, and new clue in the puzzle of autism. doctors in denmark found a pregnant mom who gets the flu is twice as likely to have a child diagnosed with autism. >> the moms who had a fever which lasted a week or more were three times as likely to have an autistic child. it fits with a growing body of evidence which suggests in some cases, a mother's immune system affect the baby's brain. well, heavy rain has swamped parts of italy leaving 70% of
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central venice underwater. sea levels in venice peaked at 5 feet above normal. one of the city's highest tide marks on record. people waded through the streets which were flooded to the same level as the famous canals. farther west, flooding and mudslide forced 200 people from their homes in tuscany. look scenes from the northeast. ironically enough. back here at home. nascar has one race left in its season. and tempers are running pretty short. here is exhibit a from yesterday's race in phoenix. jeff gordon intentionally wrecking clint bowyer near the end of the race. >> when things got heated in the pits between the drivers' crews. very heated may be an understatement. it was an all-out brawl. >> look at them go. gordon said he and bowyer had been at it all season and he had just had enough. both are expected to be penli penalized in some way by nascar officials. man, all-out brawl. >> unbelievable between the
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crews. >> that could have gotten bad really quickly. all the fellows. >> run into somebody with a car? a little much. >> not pretty. coming up next, an amazing story here. our investigation into homeowners threatened with foreclosure all because of their utility bills. crazy. and your cough fief could it soon be a thing of the past? major problems being forecast for the beans that ultimately wake so many of us up. stay tuned. we'll be back. ♪ they've got an awful lot of coffee in brazil ♪ >> "world news now" brought to you by lysol power and free. ♪ and harshness of bleach. and free ourselves from worrying about the ones we love. new lysol power & free has more cleaning power than bleach. how? the secret is the hydrogen peroxide formula. it attacks tough stains and kills 99.9% of germs. new lysol power & free.
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well, we all know people can lose their homes after miss tharg mortgage payments. would you believe more and more folks at risk of becoming homeless because they did not pay their utility bills. >> abc's mark greenblat investigates. >> reporter: on hbo's the wire, richard burton played a gangster. but burton lost his job when the wire went off the air. and today, the accomplished actor and musician is in the middle of a real life drama. at risk of losing is how home to foreclosure all over a disputed $1,000 water bill. >> the small bill is there. but after you add the interest, after you add the 18% and the lawyer fees. it is unjust.
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it is wrong. >> reporter: burton refused to pay. city of baltimore turned to a controversial tactic to collect, selling burtons debt to a private company which then put a lien on his home. >> you have no choice but to pay or you lose your home. that can't be right. >> reporter: now the company lien logic is asking for additional interest and hi legal fees, ballooning the tab to $5,000,000. a -- $5,000. >> some one could lose their home. >> reporter: the national consumer law center says thousand of homeowners all over the u.s. are threatened with foreclosure every year because of unpaid utility bills and taxes. in rhode island, a $474 sewer bill cost one woman her home. the company that took possession later sold it for $85,000,000. back in baltimore, vicky valentine lost her house over a partially paid water bill. you had been in the home for 33 years? >> yes.
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>> reporter: now all of a sudden you are out on the street? >> yes, that's not a fun police to be. >> reporter: lien logic makes $100 million a year, profitting from its lien business the we tracked down one of the company co-founders after he refused to sit down with us. you are taking homes from people for unpaid water bills. >> i decline the interview. thanks for your time. appreciate you coming by. >> reporter: you have nothing to say to the people that lose their homes to you. many cities like houston will shut your water off if you don't pay. they never give any one the right to foreclose on your home. but it is different everywhere. if you have questio local utility. mark greenblat, abc news, new york. >> scary. call, good advice. call your utility for sure. still ahead. say it ain't so. a world without -- coffee. >> that's the prediction. find out why and when. right after this. you are watching "world news now."
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there is a catastrophe brewing for all of us up at this time of night. coffee may one day in the not too distant future may be extinct. >> the verdict from some british scientists. and john muller explains. >> reporter: from a simple cup of gentlemen to a espresso shot, it's what opens the eyes of half of americans on a daily basis. a new story is dark with no sugar. it says climate change has the coffee plant headed for extinct as soon as 2080. >> devastated is not too strong of a word. >> i am addicted to coffee. >> i don't think i could live without coffee. >> reporter: scientists from the botanical gardens, ran test
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enough is enough. d-con baits are specially formulated to kill in one feeding. guaranteed. d-con. get out. ♪ let the sky fall ♪ it may crumble ♪ we will stand tall ♪ face it all together >> welcome back, everybody to "insomniac theater." number one at the box office this weekend, the latest james bond flick, "skyfall." >> that's right. no surprise to me. i was in the theater this weekend to see it. so was our digital news associate, jayce henderson who joins us right now. >> yeah. and the adele song you heard, the theme song to the "skyfall" movie. >> she sound great. >> on the radio. hearing it all over the radio.
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what is so interesting, doing all the research. knowing the very first james bond film came out in 1962 with sean connery. over 50 years the films are still grabbing the attention of every age group, myself, older people, younger people. >> timeless. >> they are. >> this film in particular, really, everyone is loving it. and, rotten tomatoes is giving this 91% approval rating. so in this film, the particular emphasis is placed on him and judi dench. she is under attack in the film. mi-6 is bombed. and double 007's job to find out who did it. the culprit, played by javier bardiem. he blew the water out in this film. take the clip of him and daniel craig. >> now here is your prize.
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from my local toy store. it's called radio. [ explosion ] >> whoo! >> i hope that wasn't for me? >> no. but that is. >> so just like a little appetizer. the entire film was just filled with surprises. but i would say that the end was a little too predictable for me. >> no! no! >> a little bit of feeling what was going to go on. >> no. >> what did you think? i loved it from beginning to end. and i thought the end -- it is an important ending for, sort of the james bond movie. >> james survives, gets the lady. and beats the bad guy. >> there wasn't a true bond girl. i didn't see a halle berry
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this morning on "world news now" -- the plot thickens. the scandal that cost cia director david petraeus his job now involves a messy e-mail chain. >> we have learned the identity of the woman who says she got harassing e-mails from petraeus' girlfriend. it is monday, november 12th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good monday morning. i'm sunny hostin in for paula faris. >> good monday morning. happy veterans day, everyone. i'm rob nelson. the latest in the bombshell downfall of general david petraeus coming up. in just a second. certainly the story of the weekend. >> yes. >> cia. caught in act.
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also, ahead, a survivor of the deadly explosion that leveled an indianapolis neighborhood relives the moment of that blast and what made him grab his gun. then as the nation observes veterans day, we'll talk with the vet who is finding a road to recovery thanks to music and the wounded warrior project. great story. >> great story. great guy. and a great cause. that he is now taking around the country. kind of healing through music and giving the vets, you know, their life after the hell they endured overseas in iraq and afghanistan. please stay tuned for that. you are really going to love the guy's backstory. later, a new twist in halle berry's bitter custody battle. her setback in court. say it ain't so. details coming up on that in "the skinny." just give me a call, halle, you want to talk it -- work it through. i'm there for you. got a shoulder to lean on. >> i know you do. >> that's right. that's right. first, the story, as you said, of the weekend. and undoubtedly will be the week.
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top lawmakers are demanding more details about the sudden resignation of david petraeus. some question the former cia director's version of events. he says the affair began after his military career. >> which is important for legal reasons. that's why they are questioning the timing now. also there is some new concerns that his girlfriend may have been given access to classified information. with more now, in the unfolding scandal, abc's martha raddatz. >> reporter: dave petraeus' secret affair may never have been discovered if not for the threatening e-mails his lover sent to jill kelly, wife of a tampa surgeon, a long supporter of the military. officials say she was not romantically involved with petraeus, but was a family friend of petraeus and his wife. officials say the anonymous e-mails to kelly were so disturbing and obsessive she called the authorities. they traced them to paula broadwell's computer, where
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eventually evidence of an affair between the cia director and broadwell was discovered. petraeus is claiming the affair with broadwell did not begin until after he retired from the military in august 2011. it was a week later he became cia director. friend say the affair ended four months ago, about the time jill kelly received the e-mails. friends say it was petraeus who ended the relationship. broadwell had extraordinary access to petraeus, but when she was chosen as his biographer, she had never even written a book. >> she struck me as a very ambitious young woman. and i think, you know, she appealed to general petraeus of the combination of sort of intellectual prowess and the fact that she is very physically capable. >> reporter: those around them found her embarrassing and far too gushy about petraeus. evident in her interview on "jon
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stewart." >> he is a very high energy person. and i think he does gain energy from feeling like he is consequential and making a difference. >> reporter: despite all of this, friends of petraeus' told me that they were certain that dave and holly petraeus would stay together. although there are still many questions. martha raddatz, abc news, washington. if someone is going to write my biography, i prefer they have written a book or two. >> some experience. >> before that. what was the -- what was the impetus to hire her to begin with. >> a lot of questions here. >> a lot of questions. i think off air we were discussing this. you made some good points. this is just the latest in a long line of men, powerful men who have given up everything for a woman, an affair. we are talking about sanford, governor sanford. >> yeah. had his overseas boo. >> governor spitzer.
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>> had a little call girl. weaner. >> president clinton. awe >> tiger woods with everybody. awe intern thing going on. >> on and on and on. >> this shocked me. >> it speaks to a lot of thing as -- about human nature, male nature in particular. >> maybe that. >> that is a big point in this. men are men. i think to a certain extent, regardless of status, power here. you have to wonder sound like she went a little crazy. he initiated the breakup, that's when the e-mails started. remind you -- in a lesser. remember the movie "fatal attraction." >> bunny boiler. obviously she is a bunny boiler. you look at her eyes. >> you think there is something in her eyes? >> she has crazy eyes. you can see that. >> what was the substance and the content of the e-mails. what did she send out? >> enough to scare someone to call the fbi. >> right. >> okay. >> so that is i think, that will eventually. >> the bunny was next. >> that poor bunny.
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>> to think she may have had access to sensitive information. >> that's what makes it a news story. national security has become an issue. lots of questions. and congress trying to get to the bottom of all of that. >> during war time. >> yeah, yeah. crazy. now turn to images that are just incredible. in indianapolis, investigators say they have ruled out either a bomb or a meth lab as the cause of a big, huge, deadly explosion in that neighborhood. >> take a look, two people were killed and dozens of homes damaged or destroyed by the thunderous blast saturday night. residents described a loud boom shook their homes, blew out windows and collapsed ceilings. some felt it 3 miles away. >> the windows and frames, everything came in through the house. and my wife started screaming. i didn't know what was going on. i thought some one was breaking in the house because, the alarm was going off. so i just grabbed my gun started running around the house. i saw our front door was open. and then -- saw the glow of the fire. i walked outside. all the houses were on fire.
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and, that's pretty much what happened. all i remember. >> the victims were apparently a 2nd grade teacher and her husband. counselors will be on hand at the school to help the children understand what happened. >> today is the federal holiday to observe veterans day of course. on the actual commemoration yesterday, president obama paid tribute to american servicemen and women. >> he laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknowns at arlington national cemetery, noting the first veterans day in a decade with no american troops fighting in iraq. and that long war in afghanistan is also drawing to a close. later this half-hour we'll meet a vet who has formed his own band of brothers with help from wounded warrior project. in other news this morning, 120,000 homes and businesses in new york and new jersey face another day without power. two weeks now after super storm sandy tore through the region. most of those still in the dark are customers of the long island power authority. which faced some very angry protests over the weekend.
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not only for failing to restore the power but also for lack of information and communication during the crisis. another earthquake rattled guatemala just days after a stronger quake killed more than 50 people and left thousands homeless. sunday's 6.5 magnitude quake was the strongest aftershock to hit since wednesday. forcing panicked residents out into the streets. but this time, there were no reports of deaths or major damage. thank goodness. >> yes. with that a look at your holiday monday forecast. mountain snow in the cascades. northern rockies. some rain from seattle to portland and boise. frost and freeze warnings in southern california, arizona, and new mexico. showers and thunderstorms, from cleveland and detroit down to nashville, new orleans. >> beautiful along the east coast. getting up to the 60s from new england to new orleans. mostly 40s in the nation's midsection. and the northwest. here is a cool story from port st.
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lucie, florida, a special honor for a special kid. >> that kid is suffering from cerebral palsy and confined to a wheelchair. it is clear he has lots of friend at port st. lucie centennial high school. >> one of the friends, a cheerleader, rallied their senior class which crowned him homecoming king. but maybe the greater moment was when he surprised everyone by getting out of his chair, with a little help and walked publicly for the first time ever. >> that's fantastic. >> awesome moment. well done, st. lucie. well done. >> yes, yes. >> next our tribute to the nation's veterans. >> a very special interview i did earlier this morning with one of our wounded warriors. >> then halle berry -- >> my ex-wife -- >> who is telling her "no" when it comes to her plans for her daughter. that's in the "the skinny." that's coming up. you are watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by febreze pluggables.
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♪ american soldier ♪ an american ♪ side by brother ♪ side my sister . >> welcome back, everybody. while america salutes its veterans today. and this morning we want to give a special thanks to the wounded warrior project one of the most active groups helping veterans today. it was founded by veterans back in 2003.
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today it helps tens of thousands of injured troops and families throughout the year through a variety of great programs. one project that was launched with the help of wounded warriors, is a band called warrior spirit, and its founder, paul delesara joins us now. thank you for being here. particularly today. you said a moment ago, today is not necessarily an easy day for you? >> no, it never is. veterans day is always very hard. because i have lost a lot of my friends in iraq and afghanistan. and it's always a difficult day. >> you paid a very high personal toll for your time, medically retired back in 2009. tell the folks a little bit about some of the many injuries you suffered? >> well i was in iraq and you know, ied blast, and subsequently that's what put me out of the military, a brain injury. i also have ptsd, various other things that have happened. in my body -- i lose feelings in my hands, in my right leg. those were things i volunteered for. things i chose to go and raise my hand to fight for the freedoms that everybody else, enjoys right now.
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and that's my sacrifice. i am willing to take. >> what has been interesting too, music has become a healing force for you. you have a great band out there, warrior spirit, tell folks how that band started and why it means so much to you? >> well the band started through wounded warrior project, had alumni, event that i went to. and they had a talent show. and they asked me what is your talent? i said i am an artist? what else do you do? i am a musician. i used to play drums. before that the doctors told me i would never play drums, the injury in my arm, they lose feeling. can't be swinging around. the founder of the wounded warrior project, and another guy, john roberts you. got to play, man. got to do something. >> you defied the doctors? >> they found a drum set. i don't know, found one last minute. ended up on stage, no music, no backing music, get up there and play. >> what do you think? what is the healing effect of music? what do you think about it
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resonates and gets you through? >> a good example. after i played. another guy got up there and played a guitar with a prosthesis. once you see something like that it inspires you to want to do some more. we decided we should do wounded warrior band. i took the idea and went forward with it. i realize there is more than just having a band for wounded warriors, we can inspire, help empower other wounded warriors, using the music as a healing tool. >> that's what you use to start rock for recovery program. >> correct. yes, rock for recovery. something that came from the band. and our mission to empower wounded warriors through our music. we have a facility in downtown houston that we just opened up. wounded warriors come and play their own music, teach them, mentor them, help them think about something else other than their whey have been all the war stuff they have been through. >> i've don't think the country realizes just how much you all sacrifice. the personal price that you pay for, the freedoms we enjoy here at home. i want to not just thank you for being here tonight, for what you have done for the country and how you have just, you know, survived, and thrived, since retirement.
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it's, your life story is pretty amazing. the work you do is amazing. on behalf of the country today. thank you very much. >> thank you very much. i really appreciate you having me. be able to talk about it. so other veterans out there can see there is life after disability. >> you can find ways to help the wounded warriors project support, for its many programs out there including warrior spirit, we talked about. go to their website. check that out. want to get involved. visit woundedwarriorproject.org if you would like to help your band, in terms of the mission they're out there spreading the mission, go check their website out as well, warriorspiritband.com. paul, again, thank you for coming in this morning. keep up the good work. you have a very inspiring necessary message. thank you for sharing it this morning. >> thank you very much. >> we will be back after this. remember the veterans out there today, everybody. stay tuned. ♪ still >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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♪ skinny so skin gee ♪ ♪ skinny so skinny ♪ >> now it is time for the skinny. remember halle berry asked the court, the family court, in california, to allow her to take her daughter nala to france. to live with her. because she said she was being stalked by paparazzi. she didn't feel safe. that sort of thing.
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well the legal standard is what is in the best interest of the child. the court has denied her request to move her child to france because the court says that is not in the best of interest her child. because her child has a wonderful, loving relationship with her father, gabrielle aubry used to be halle berry's -- >> boo. technical term is boo. >> boo. he has fought her tooth and nail. wants to be next to his little girl. 4 years old. she is engaged to olivier he's from france. >> i wish for halle berry more stability in her love life. she has had a lot of rocky road. this latest, hope it lasts and is rock solid. >> road is not leading her to france. the judge said, no, no. >> no, no, no. au revoir, not going to happen.
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>> the big news over the weekend in the tween world, justin bieber and selena gomez broke up. >> the beebs is free. >> the beebs is on the market. the word is off its axis. apparently she initiated it. she of course is an actress. she is 20 years old. he is 18 years old. apparently according to sources called it quits a week ago. number one because they both are busy, crazy schedules, heard that excuse 1,000 times. also because she has some trust issues with justin bieber which makes sense. there was a report out there he performed at victoria's secret fashion show. the big hollywood thing. and was hitting on everything walking down the catwalk. so, so maybe justin. >> 18-year-old kid. >> indeed. we'll see if they've get back together. or whether he is going to go out there and be young. >> last but not least, daniel craig, bond. just so fine. just so sexy. >> you love him. >> he admitted he does not do his own stunts, or awful his own stunts. and he actually prefers being driven around by professional drivers during his scenes. i just think that makes him sexier.
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finally this half-hour, one of the most talked about movies of the year, steven spielberg's lincoln. >> i can't wait to see this one. stepping into what that lead role would be, daunting for anybody, for any actor. daniel day-lewis didn't just perform the part of lincoln, he became him. abc's david wright explains how. >> it's done. >> reporter: a british actor embodying an american icon. >> i like our chances now. experts, daniel day-lewis nailed it. [ indiscernible ] >> now, now, now! >> i have seen a lot of performances. i have never seen any one delve
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as deeply into lincoln's soul. >> reporter: daniel day-lewis famously immerses himself in his roles. while filming "my left foot" where he plays a character with cerebral palsy, he remained in a wheelchair between takes. in playing hawk eye in last of the mohicans he lived in the wilderness, killing and skinning his own dinner. as the actor recently told "time" magazine he got just as deeply into the 16th president. >> i had a feeling for him i have never been able to feel from him i never met. >> reporter: on set, steven spielberg addressed him as mr. president. day-lewis did send text messages to other cast members but signed them "a" for abe lincoln. >> i try not to dismember a character, a life into its component parts and work on one area and then another. >> reporter: spielberg purposely
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waited until after the election to release this movie. recognizing that lincoln is still politically relevant. ♪ lincoln ♪ lincoln ♪ lincoln >> reporter: from lincoln ck on "snl" to this "daily show" punchline election night. >> good news for mitt romney, he has most of the confederacy. >> reporter: our house is divided still. >> red and blue is still better than blue and gray. >> shall we stop this bleeding? >> reporter: david wright, abc news, los angeles. >> i can't wait. >> i smell oscar. >> oh, no question about it. >> done. >> i don't know if you have read "team of rivals" by doris kearns goodwin, it is based loosely on that. tons of oscar buzz. >> it is going to be good. opens nationwide this coming friday. go check it out. more from abc coming up next. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
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